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Scott Reid is the Member of Parliament for Lanark-Frontenac-Kingston. He was first elected in November 2000.

He has previously served as the Shadow Minister (or opposition critic) for Democratic Institutions (2015-2018), Deputy Opposition House Leader (2015-2016), and Deputy Government House Leader (2006-2015).

He also served as the chairman of the subcommittee on International Human Rights of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development (2008-2015).

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Seven Muslim witnesses ask: Please condemn ‘Anti-Muslim Bigotry’ instead of ‘Islamophobia’ in M-103 report.

November 15, 2017

Over the course of two months’ worth of witness testimony into Motion M-103, the Heritage Committee heard testimony from many moderate or reformist Muslims who expressed concern that if the Canadian government responds to this report by condemning ‘Islamophobia’—rather than condemning anti-Muslim bigotry, discrimination and violence—it will be making life much more difficult for independent and dissenting Muslim voices. …

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Here are 26 reasons why the M-103 committee’s report should condemn anti-Muslim discrimination rather than the undefined term, ‘Islamophobia.’

November 14, 2017

After two months of hearings into Motion M-103, every single witness who commented on the subject agreed that it is wrong to discriminate against Muslims, to engage in violence against Muslims, and to engage in speech that is intended to produce discrimination or violence against Muslims. But there was anything other than a consensus on the utility of the…

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Scott Reid, M.P., supports Andrew Scheer for Conservative leader

May 5, 2017

I support Andrew Scheer to be the next leader of the Conservative Party of Canada. I’m posting this note because an odd CBC article appeared last evening which contained statements on the Conservative leadership contest from, among others, a person named Scott Reid, based in Ottawa. I was reading a text version of the article, which did not include photos. In doing so,…

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My remarks against Motion M-103

February 16, 2017

On Wednesday evening, February 15, I delivered the following remarks against Motion M-103, a Private Members’ Business (PMB) motion sponsored by Liberal MP Iqra Khalid (Mississauga–Erin Mills). My remarks can be viewed in the context of the one hour of debate on M-103 that took place on February 15 by following this link to the House of Commons Hansard for the…

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Scott Reid is the Member of Parliament for Lanark-Frontenac-Kingston. He was first elected in November 2000.

He has previously served as the Shadow Minister (or opposition critic) for Democratic Institutions (2015-2018), Deputy Opposition House Leader (2015-2016), and Deputy Government House Leader (2006-2015).

He also served as the chairman of the subcommittee on International Human Rights of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development (2008-2015).

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